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Hillsborough is a township in Somerset County, in the New York metro area.
Possibly named for Lord Hillsborough
The latitude of Hillsborough is 40.477N. The longitude is -74.627W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 105 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 36,634.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hillsborough demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Somerset County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08821 ZIP code.
13% of Hillsborough residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hillsborough ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hillsborough was $33,091, compared with $21,587 nationally.
47% of Hillsborough residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hillsborough, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $841. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,836.
Newspapers in Hillsborough include Hillsborough Beacon
Somerset County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hillsborough political report.
Hillsborough restaurants taking online reservations include Coccola Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Hillsborough workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hillsborough between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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